The Virginia Department of Corrections’ Segregation Step Down program utilizes evidence-based practices to provide a safe and secure way for offenders in Administrative Segregation to earn their return to the general population.
This report by the ACLU details the unique harms and dangers of placing incarcerated women in isolation.
This article examines the experiences of women in segregation in Canadian prisons.
This article examines the trend of “attempts to solve the crisis by convicting the prisoner of additional crimes to extend prison tenure or by activating postincarceration civil commitment to a psychiatric hospital.”
In this article, the authors examined people sent to New York City's Clinical Alternative to Punitive Segregation (CAPS) unit as well as those sent to the Restrictive Housing Unit (RHU) and their clinical outcomes (focused on incidents of self-harm
This report details the method and findings of the authors’ study of the psychological effects of long-term administrative segregation (AS) in Colorado.
This article examines the effects of solitary confinement on people confined in disciplinary or administrative segregation in the United States, with a particular focus on maximum-security units, also known as supermax or control housing units.
The Canadian Liberal Party has introduced a bill that would end the Correctional Service of Canada’s use of solitary confinement.
In the United States, women in prison are disciplined at higher rates than men, often for less-serious violations of prison rules, according to an investigation by NPR and the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University.
In May 2018, a concerned staff member at Pine Hills Youth Correctional Facility contacted Disability Rights Montana (DRM) to report abuse allegations. This staff member alleged that the facility used solitary confinement as a form of punishment.
In 2017 the Montana legislature recommended that the Law and Justice Interim Committee (LJIC) conduct a study to determine the extent of the use of solitary confinement in state and county institutions.